W E A R A B L E User Manual Please read this manual before operating your device and keep it for future reference.
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Special Features Learn about your device’s special features.
Use Your Gear in the Water Use Water lock mode when you exercise in the water. For more information, see “Water Lock Mode” on page 21. Water and Dust Resistance This device is rated 5ATM, and passed military specification (MIL‑STD‑810G) testing. For more information, see “Maintaining Water and Dust Resistance”...
Getting Started Learn about your device hardware, assembly procedures, and how to get started using your new device.
Set Up Your Device Learn how to set up your device for the first time.
The battery comes partially charged. You can use the device while charging. Caution: Charging head for plugging USB cable into wall outlet is not included. Use only Samsung charging devices rated with an output voltage of 5v and an output current of over 150mA (sold separately).
1. Connect the USB cable to the charging head, and While charging, the device and the charger may then plug the charging head into a standard outlet. become hot. This does not affect the device’s lifespan or performance and is in the device’s normal range of 2.
Wear the Gear Strap Tips and Precautions • Some people may experience discomfort when Wear the Gear firmly around your lower arm just above wearing the Gear for prolonged periods. your wrist as shown below. Do not fasten the Gear too •...
Replace the Strap To replace the strap: Detach the strap from the Gear to replace it with 1. Insert the holder of the new strap into the grooves a new one. on the device’s body. To remove the strap: 2. Push the strap into the device’s body until it clicks into place.
Start Using Your Device Lock or Unlock Your Device Use your device’s screen lock features to secure your device. Turn Your Device On or Off Your Gear locks when you remove it from your wrist or The instructions below explain how to turn your device when the screen times out while you are wearing it.
When you turn on the Gear for the first time or reset it, Download and Install Samsung Gear a Welcome screen is displayed. Follow the prompts to learn about your device’s You can download the Samsung Gear app from features. Galaxy Apps, Google Play store, and the Apps Store.
2. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap its memory. Make sure you back up any important data Samsung Gear. stored on your Gear. • If necessary, update the Samsung Gear app to 1. Back up your Gear’s data on your smartphone as the latest version. follows: •...
Samsung Gear > Settings tab. select a new Gear. 2. Tap Gear connection > Remote connection. Note: You must connect the Gear to Wi-Fi and sign in to your Samsung account on the smartphone to enable this feature. Set Up Your Device...
1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap to your smartphone, they are remembered in the Samsung Gear. Samsung Gear app. If a connected wearable device 2. Tap More options > Disconnect, and then confirm is disconnected, the Samsung Gear app searches for when prompted.
Learn About Your Device Learn some of the key features of your device, including the screens and icons, as well as how to navigate the device.
Front View Touchscreen Back button Power/Home button Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
• Back button Press to return to the previous screen. Press to pause a workout while tracking your exercise. • Power/Home button Press and hold to turn the Gear on or off. Press to turn on the screen. Press and hold for more than seven seconds to restart the Gear.
Back View Heart rate sensor Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
Navigation Touch and Hold Touch and hold items on the screen to activate them. Learn the basics for how to navigate through your • Touch and hold a widget on a Home screen to device. move it. • Touchscreen Navigation Touch and hold the screen for two or more seconds to access the Edit mode or to view available options.
Status Panel Indicator icons Gear's status Brightness Do not disturb Water lock mode Music Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Learn About Your Device...
Adjust the Brightness To open the Status panel: ► On the Watch screen, swipe down from the top of You can adjust the Gear’s display brightness to suit the the screen. environment. ► On the status panel, tap Brightness and adjust Status Bar the level.
Water Lock Mode You can use Water lock mode to exercise in the water. The touchscreen, the wake-up gesture feature, and watch always on feature will turn off. To enable Water lock mode: ► On the status panel, tap Water lock mode, and then tap To exit Water lock mode: ►...
You can also change the Gear’s watch face on your smartphone: 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Watch faces. 2. Tap a desired watch face. The watch face you selected is applied on the Watch screen.
View recommended watch faces available to download. desired location. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Info tab. Remove Widgets 2. Tap View more watch faces to see options. ► Touch and hold a widget, and then tap Delete.
Notifications Answer and Reject Calls You can use your Gear device to answer calls on your Stay up to date with events, notifications, and smartphone, reject calls, and send decline messages. messages from your smartphone. When you receive a notification, information about the Answer a Call notification, such as its type, is displayed on the screen To answer an incoming call:...
You can customize decline messages. You can edit quick messages. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Quick messages. Quick messages. 2. Tap Call-decline messages.
Block Notifications 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, To block notifications from an app: Samsung Gear > Settings tab > 1. From the Watch screen, swipe right to view the list Send SOS requests. of notifications. 2. Tap On/Off to enable this feature, and then 2.
Notification indicator: Show a yellow indicator 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap on the watch face when there are unread Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Notifications. notifications. 2. Tap On/Off to activate it, and then tap to select items: •...
Apps Learn how to change the way apps are displayed and uninstall or disable apps.
From your Smartphone: The Apps screen displays icons for all apps. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Apps. 1. From the Watch screen, press the Power button to go to the Apps screen.
1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Download History Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Apps. View your app download history from the Samsung 2. Tap More options > Uninstall, and then select Gear app.
24-Hour Activity Log • Inactive time: Indicates the time you spend not walking or moving at all. Your Gear can monitor and record your activities during • Sleep: Indicates the time you spend the day and encourage you to stay healthy. sleeping.
Caffeine Tracker Record and track how many cups of caffeinated beverages you drink each day. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Caffeine. 2. Tap Add when you drink a caffeinated beverage. • If you accidentally added an incorrect value, tap Remove.
Guide intervals: Set an interval for encouragement during your workout. Record your exercise information and calories burned • View log: View your workout log. using Samsung Health ™ • Help: Display help information. When your Gear and smartphone are connected, this feature uses your smartphone’s location information.
The accuracy of the information and data provided by this device and its related software, When the Gear is synced with the Samsung Health app, including heart rate readings, may be affected you can use additional features that include checking by factors such as environmental conditions, your heart rate logs individually, and more.
Workout Detection Before beginning your exercise regimen check with your doctor if you have symptoms suggestive of heart, If you work out for more than 10 minutes, you can lung, or other serious disease, such as: receive encouragement after exercise, and also you can •...
Samsung Gear app. find it. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap 1. From the Apps screen, tap Find My Phone. Samsung Gear > Settings tab > Find My Gear. 2. Select an option: 2. Tap Start. •...
Floors Heart Rate Tracker Record and track the number of floors you walk up. Measure and record your heart rate. Take heart rate measurements when you are seated and relaxed. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Floors. Warning: Do not look directly at the heart rate sensor’s 2.
View Previous Records Track Your Heart Rate Automatically The Gear can automatically measure and track your To view your Heart rate records: heart rate. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Heart rate. To activate or deactivate this feature: 2. From the Heart rate app, scroll down on the heart 1.
Music Player Volume More options Play/Pause Restart the current file or Skip to the next file. skip to the previous file Devices and software are constantly evolving — the illustrations you see here are for reference only. Apps...
Gear. The 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, music plays on your smartphone. Samsung Gear > Settings tab > 1. From the Apps screen, tap Music Player. Send music to Gear.
Playing Music On the Gear 5. Tap Music library and drag it up from the bottom of the screen to open the library screen. You can play music on the Gear. To listen to music • saved in your Gear, you must connect a Bluetooth On the library screen, you can view the currently headset.
Schedule 3. Tap Start swim to start recording your swimming exercise. Water lock mode activates automatically View the events and schedules saved on the Calendar and the distance, your pace, and the duration are app on your smartphone. measured. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Schedule.
Steps Tracker Speedo On Settings You can customize the units of measurement, watch The Gear counts the number of steps you have taken position, and reset your data. and measures the distance traveled. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Speedo On. 1.
Stopwatch Timer Use this application to measure intervals of time. Use a timer to count down to an event based on a preset time length (hours, minutes, and seconds). 1. From the Apps screen, tap Stopwatch. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Timer.
Tap a list to see your challenges. Steps Leaderboard Add challenges through Samsung Health on your smartphone. 1. On the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear > Settings tab. 2. Tap Samsung Health > Together tab. Here you can add friends and challenges. Apps...
Water Tracker Weather Record and track how many glasses of water you drink. View weather information on the Gear for the current location set on the smartphone when the smartphone 1. From the Apps screen, tap Water. is connected. 2. Tap Add when you drink a glass of water.
Settings Configure your device’s connections and settings, sounds, display, security, and more.
How to Use Settings Access Settings You can personalize your device by configuring various setting options. To access Settings: ► From the Apps screen, tap Settings. Settings...
Connections Manage connections between your device and a variety of networks and other devices.
Bluetooth Connect to a Wi-Fi Network This feature is available when the Gear is not connected Use Bluetooth to connect the Gear to a smartphone to the smartphone through Bluetooth. and a headset (not included). 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings.
1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings. Samsung Gear > Settings tab. 2. Tap Connections > Location. 2. Tap Gear connection > Sync Wi-Fi profiles. 3. Tap GPS, and then tap On to activate it.
Sounds and Vibration Configure the sounds and vibrations used to indicate notifications, screen touches, and other interactions.
Vibrations Set your vibration preferences for the device. Vibration Intensity Configure the vibration intensity. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings. 2. Tap Vibration. 3. Tap Vibration to enable or disable vibrate mode. 4. Tap Long buzz to increase the duration of the vibration.
Display Configure your display’s brightness, screen timeout delay, and other display settings.
Style Outdoor Mode Maximum brightness will last for 5 minutes in outdoor Change the style settings. mode. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings. 2. Tap Display, and select an option: 2. Tap Display, and then tap Brightness. •...
Device Maintenance Get an overview of the status of your device’s battery, storage, memory, and device security. You can also automatically optimize your device’s system resources.
1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Power Saving Mode Samsung Gear > Settings tab > About Gear. 2. Tap the icons at the top of the screen to view Activate power saving mode to save battery power by Battery, Storage, and RAM information.
To enable Power saving mode: 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings > Power saving. – or – Press and hold the Power button, and then tap Power saving. 2. Tap To disable Power saving mode: ► From the Home screen, tap Off, and then Off.
Lock Screen and Security Secure your device and protect your data with Lock Screen and Security settings.
If your device is lost or stolen, this prevents others from reactivating it. It is recommended that you secure your device using a Screen lock. You must be signed in to your Samsung account to enable this feature. 1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings.
Control remotely Control your Gear remotely while both your smartphone and Gear are connected to a network, or Bluetooth. You must be signed in to your Samsung account to enable this feature. 1. From the Apps screen of the smartphone, tap Samsung Gear >...
Other Settings Configure features on your device that make it easier to use.
This option is available only when the Gear is • Report diagnostic: Give consent to provide not connected to a smartphone. diagnostic and usage data to Samsung to help • Language: Set the device language. improve the quality and performance of its products and services.
• Connect to New Phone Reset Gear: Reset settings to their factory default values and delete all data. Connect your Gear to a new smartphone. The Gear can • Debugging: Activate or deactivate USB connect to another smartphone after performing a debugging mode when developing apps for reset to delete data except media files and personal the Gear.
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